Del. (April 14, 2017) – The U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has named Delmarva Power a
2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award
winner for its continued success in helping customers save energy and money
through a variety of energy efficiency programs. Delmarva Power along with
sister Exelon utilities Pepco in Washington D.C., ComEd in Chicago, and BGE in
Baltimore, will be honored at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 26,
2017, for their continued leadership in protecting the environment through
superior energy efficiency achievements.
“It’s extremely rewarding to
receive this award and to see the impact made through our energy efficiency
programs that benefit our customers,” said Dave Velazquez, Pepco Holdings
president and CEO. “We are committed to continuing to provide tools and
programs that help our customers save energy and money, but also help preserve
and protect the environment.”
Sustained Excellence classification recognizes organizations that have received
the Partner of the Year award more than three times and continue to surpass
previous energy efficiency achievements.
"It is truly an honor to be
named a Sustained Excellence partner again this year. Creating industry leading
programs to better help our customers manage and control their energy usage is
key as we partner with our customer to meet their future energy needs,” said
William Ellis, manager of Energy Efficiency Programs, Pepco Holdings.
Delmarva Power Maryland
residential, commercial and industrial energy efficiency programs have saved
446,468 MWh in energy savings starting from 2009 through December 31, 2016.
This is equivalent to eliminating over 313,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases
from the atmosphere, removing 66,000 cars off the road or planting 8 million
For a complete list of 2017
winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.